Milwaukee Stubby Impact Wrenches

Milwaukee Stubby Impact Wrenches

At NPS18 we saw a few surprises but one of the biggest was the new Milwaukee stubby impact wrenches. While some brand’s 12V lines fade into obscurity, Milwaukee still has their foot on the gas adding more tools to the already venerable M12 line. Read on for all the details.Milwaukee Stubby Impacts - 5

Features and Specifications

M12 FUEL™ 1/4″ Stubby Impact Wrench w/ Friction Ring Kit (2552-22) – $219Milwaukee Stubby Impacts - 9

  • 100 ft-lbs Breakaway Torque
  • RPM: 1,300; 1,900; 3,200; 1,500 – 3,200
  • IPM: 1,300; 2,000; 4,300
  • Length: 5.1”
  • Height: 6.75”
  • Width: 2.25”
  • Weight (w/ XC4.0 battery): 2.0 lbs
  • Includes: M12 FUEL™ Stubby 1/4″ Impact Wrench, (1) M12™ REDLITHIUM™ XC 4.0 Battery Pack, (1) M12™ REDLITHIUM™ 2.0 Battery Pack, Multi-Voltage Charger and case.
  • Also available as a Bare Tool (2552-20) – $149

M12 FUEL™ 3/8” and 1/2″ Stubby Impact Wrench w/ Friction Ring Kits (2554-22, 2555-22) – $249

  • 250 ft-lbs Breakaway Torque
  • RPM: 1,200; 1,800; 2,700; 1,500 – 2,700
  • IPM: 1,100; 2,100; 3,200
  • Length: 4.8” (3/8″), 4.9″ (1/2″)
  • Height: 7”
  • Width: 2.4”
  • Weight (w/ XC4.0 battery): 2.92 lbs (3/8″), 2.93 lbs (1/2″)
  • Includes: M12 FUEL™ Stubby 3/8″ or 1/2″ Impact Wrench, (1) M12™ REDLITHIUM™ XC 4.0 Battery Pack, (1) M12™ REDLITHIUM™ 2.0 Battery Pack, Multi-Voltage Charger and case.
  • Also available as a Bare Tool (3/8″ – 2554-20, 1/2″ – 2555-20) – $159
  • Also available as 1/2” Stubby Impact Wrench w/ Pin Detent Kit (2555P-22) – $249, Bare Tool (2555P-20) – $159

Milwaukee Providing Solutions

In the last decade, Milwaukee Tool has prided itself on being a solutions provider. They first went after the MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) segments but have since branched out into many other trades. This is especially true in the M12 line. They’re looking for ways to make our jobs faster, easier, and more efficient.Milwaukee Stubby Impacts - 7

Milwaukee Stubby Impact Wrench Is A Solution

The Milwaukee stubby impact wrenches are a solution by allowing access to areas impact wrenches have had difficulty reaching in the past. In construction and vehicle repair, this happens all the time. There are fasteners that are hard to reach. When the fasteners were first installed, everything was shiny and new. When things get old and rusted, that’s when the problems start. Having 250 ft-lbs of nut busting torque in hard to reach places is a welcome addition. Available starting in September 2018.

Impact wrenches of all sizes and strengths

With the new Milwaukee stubby impact wrenches, there is now a whole line of cordless wrenches from 1″ M18 Fuel beasts all the way down to these small M12s and everything in between. Not shown in the graphic below is the new 1″ we saw at NPS.

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About the author

Jeff Williams

Contributing Editor Jeff Williams is a carpenter for a commercial General Contractor specializing in concrete, steel, and wood buildings. Jeff comes from a long line of contractors. His parents started a commercial General Contracting firm many years ago and it has afforded him life-long, hands-on learning opportunities from rough and fine carpentry all the way to structural steel and concrete. Jeff has a Construction Management degree and loves the thrill of coordinating and successfully managing large jobs from start to finish. Inspired by the difficulties sometimes encountered to complete punch lists his motto is, "Work hard until the job is done."


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